Tag Archives: Baking

Browned Butter Snickerdoodles | The Novice Housewife

I have never had a snickerdoodle cookie. Which is weird because when I was in India I was obsessed with trying it out. When my friend and I wanted to open our own thing (back in 2009)- I wanted to include it in our menu, even though I had never tried it. I had only seen and read about it online. No bakery in India (as far as I was aware) sold these cookies. My friend could not understand my obsession with it, but anything with cinnamon sugar and I am already in love with it.

I really wanted to try a snickerdoodle from a good bakery before I made it at home to know how it should actually taste. But somehow it has always slipped my mind when I am out, and I have ended up trying other things. So I decided to try it out anyway.

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Chocolate deco Roll with Chocolate Malt Frosting and Slivered Almonds | The Novice Housewife #valentinesday

I talked about sharing the recipe for the chocolate version of the patterned cake roll in my last post and so here I am keeping my promise. (I have a video tutorial in the last post on how to make these patterned cake rolls. Check it out here)

I love these patterned cakes and had so much fun making them. Except for the faux pas where I did not realize I should have taken a mirror image of the design, it was all fun. And if V’s colleagues are to be believed they loved gobbling it down as well.

This cake is the perfect cake for Valentine’s Day, or heck any other day when you want to do something special for that special someone in your life. Why wait for Valentine’s Day?

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Here’s wishing everybody a Happy happy 2014 with these vanilla and chocolate star cookies.

Vanilla and chocolate star cookies #donna #hay #cookies #recipe

I have a feeling this is going to be a big year for me. I don’t know how but I know its going to be big- good big or bad big that I am yet to know, but it will be big.

Well, for one I turn 30 this year. Not for another 12 months though (considering I just turned 29 a few days back), but yes thats one big thing that’s definitely going to happen. No running away from that. It will happen this year whether I like it or not.

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